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Old 06-21-2005, 09:04 AM   #1
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xine


hi,
i want to use xine for watching vcds but i does not work. and it is to slow to watch mpgs. can you help me about these
 
Old 06-21-2005, 09:41 AM   #2
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Please elaborate

You will need to describe the problem in more detail, I'm afraid.

A few quick thoughts on what we might need to know:

Slow playback is often due to problems with the display driver. You want hardware accelerated video. Too see if your driver is set up properly for video acceleration, open a terminal and type 'xvinfo'. If this produces a large amount of information about accelerated video modes you've got your acceleration. Otherwise, it will only print out a brief message telling you there are no accelerated modes available.

Please note that video acceleration (xv) is not the same as 3D acceleration (glx).


What happens when you try to play VCD's? Does it spark any activity in your cd player? If not, is your /dev/cdrom symlink set up correctly? Check this by typing 'ls -l /dev/cdrom', it should say something like
Code:
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 3 Dec 22 22:17 /dev/cdrom -> hdc
Where 'hdc' should be the correct device identifier of your cd player. (In my case, the cd player is on the master port on the second IDE channel, hence 'hdc')
 
Old 06-21-2005, 09:43 AM   #3
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Could you possibly expand upon "it does not work?" Because here, it does work.
I launch xine, right-click on it, select Playlist > Get from > VCD
 
Old 06-21-2005, 01:15 PM   #4
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You might have the wrong driver set in your xorg.conf
Check my post about xine and mplayer:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=334870
 
Old 06-21-2005, 03:46 PM   #5
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xine+ati+loading drivers.

i didnot configure my video card. this is why it is slow. but i cant use vcd and also cd etc.. my cdrom is on /dev/hdc. there is no problem with this. i cannot find any problem about this. cant i install correct packages.

lets come to configuring my video card.
i am using ati raedon 9200 se atlantis. i try to configure xorgconfig. but x didnot work after this. is there any drivers about this. if there is how can i install a driver.

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Old 06-21-2005, 04:18 PM   #6
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i've an ati9200se.
here's the relevant parts of my /etc/X11/xorg.conf :

---------
Section "Module" ( i only post the important lines )

# This loads the GLX module
Load "glx"
# This loads the DRI module
Load "dri"

Section "Device"
Identifier "card"
Driver "radeon"
ChipId 0x5964
Option "Overlay"
Option "EnablePageFlip" "on"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection
--------

and make sure that in the screen section the name of the used device
is the same as the identifier of the device ( here it's "card" )

also check the hor. and vert. frequencies for your monitor.

i guess that's it.
edit your xorg.conf file and restart X and see if it works.
( make a backup of what you have now )

egag
 
Old 06-21-2005, 04:20 PM   #7
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I had a similar problem with Xine dropping frames on my ThinkPad which has an ATI 9000 Radeon graphics card.

If you go to LinuxPackages and download the ATI drivers in the ati-fglrx package, installing this should speed up Xine's display.

There are many ways to install the package containing the drivers. If you using KDE you could use Kpackage. You could also use pkgtool on the command line.

Before installing the package I would recommend making a copy of your xorg.conf in /etc/x11 just in case something goes wrong and you need to return to a known position.

Regards,

dkpw

EDIT:
egag is 100% correct, know as much as you can about your monitor and system as installing the ATI drivers means answering a fair number of questions as the installer writes to your xorg.conf.

Last edited by dkpw; 06-21-2005 at 04:24 PM.
 
Old 06-21-2005, 05:29 PM   #8
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yip, you can also try the ati drivers, but i never had any luck with them.
they work very well for a lot of people.
on my pc they only run for about 5 min.'s and then freeze.

but i'm happy with the dri, it gives about the same performance.

egag
 
Old 06-22-2005, 05:44 AM   #9
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ati is ok but vcd, cd .. ?

my ati drivers is ok but i cannot open vcd, cd etc. everything is ok but it does not work.
it says that there is no mrl.

Last edited by sharapchi; 06-22-2005 at 05:47 AM.
 
Old 06-22-2005, 05:55 AM   #10
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Re: ati is ok but vcd, cd .. ?

Quote:
Originally posted by sharapchi
my ati drivers is ok but i cannot open vcd, cd etc. everything is ok but it does not work.
it says that there is no mrl.
How did you try to open it?
What are the permissions on the drive where you loaded the VCD?
 
  


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